The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 19 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 97 98 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 11.32% 11.09% 9.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.06% 14.71% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 89 94 69
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineering
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
690 666 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.51% 75.34% 83.60%
Number of salaries quoted 612 631 681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 123 (54.42%) C++
2 80 (35.40%) Linux
3 77 (34.07%) Java
4 75 (33.19%) C#
5 71 (31.42%) C
6 68 (30.09%) HTML
7 63 (27.88%) XML
8 61 (26.99%) Windows
9 59 (26.11%) Degree
10 54 (23.89%) CSS
10 54 (23.89%) .NET
11 48 (21.24%) JavaScript
12 46 (20.35%) SQL
13 42 (18.58%) Computer Science
14 39 (17.26%) PHP
15 38 (16.81%) Embedded Linux
16 37 (16.37%) SQL Server
17 35 (15.49%) HTML5
18 30 (13.27%) TCP/IP
18 30 (13.27%) Scrum
19 29 (12.83%) SSL
19 29 (12.83%) Oracle
20 26 (11.50%) Subversion
21 25 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (11.06%) Visual Studio
21 25 (11.06%) OO
22 24 (10.62%) Embedded C++
23 23 (10.18%) TDD
24 22 (9.73%) jQuery
24 22 (9.73%) FTP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.65%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.21%) Node.js
3 4 (1.77%) Confluence
4 3 (1.33%) IIS
5 2 (0.88%) CMS
5 2 (0.88%) Drupal
5 2 (0.88%) WordPress
6 1 (0.44%) Kentico
Applications
1 8 (3.54%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
2 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) WebTrends
1 2 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.27%) TCP/IP
2 29 (12.83%) SSL
3 22 (9.73%) FTP
4 8 (3.54%) DNS
5 6 (2.65%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.77%) Wireless
7 3 (1.33%) 2G
7 3 (1.33%) ZigBee
7 3 (1.33%) 4G
7 3 (1.33%) Broadband
7 3 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.33%) 3G
8 1 (0.44%) Firewall
8 1 (0.44%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.29%) MySQL
3 6 (2.65%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.65%) Big Data
4 5 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.21%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.44%) SQLite
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (11.50%) Subversion
2 25 (11.06%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (3.98%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.98%) JUnit
5 8 (3.54%) Eclipse RCP
6 5 (2.21%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.77%) Hudson
7 4 (1.77%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.77%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.77%) JIRA
8 2 (0.88%) Grunt
8 2 (0.88%) Yeoman
8 2 (0.88%) GCC
9 1 (0.44%) GDB
9 1 (0.44%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 19 (8.41%) Retail
2 10 (4.42%) Marketing
2 10 (4.42%) Finance
3 8 (3.54%) Advertising
4 6 (2.65%) Multimedia
4 6 (2.65%) Aerospace
4 6 (2.65%) Electronics
5 5 (2.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (47.79%) Software Engineer
2 98 (43.36%) Developer
3 38 (16.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 38 (16.81%) C++ Software Engineer
4 33 (14.60%) Senior Software Engineer
5 29 (12.83%) Software Developer
6 25 (11.06%) Senior Developer
7 19 (8.41%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.64%) C Software Engineer
9 14 (6.19%) PHP Developer
10 12 (5.31%) Junior
11 11 (4.87%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.42%) Graduate
12 10 (4.42%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (3.98%) Programmer
14 8 (3.54%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 8 (3.54%) Junior Software Engineer
14 8 (3.54%) Android Developer
15 7 (3.10%) Front-End Developer
15 7 (3.10%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (30.09%) HTML
2 63 (27.88%) XML
3 54 (23.89%) .NET
3 54 (23.89%) CSS
4 35 (15.49%) HTML5
5 22 (9.73%) jQuery
6 21 (9.29%) WinForms
7 19 (8.41%) ASP.NET
8 18 (7.96%) Web Services
9 17 (7.52%) CSS3
10 14 (6.19%) STL
11 13 (5.75%) MFC
12 12 (5.31%) LAMP
13 11 (4.87%) Flash
14 10 (4.42%) Hibernate
14 10 (4.42%) Spring
15 9 (3.98%) XHTML
15 9 (3.98%) JSP
15 9 (3.98%) J2EE
15 9 (3.98%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.58%) Computer Science
2 22 (9.73%) EMV
3 19 (8.41%) Mobile App
4 18 (7.96%) Mathematics
4 18 (7.96%) Physics
5 17 (7.52%) Statistics
6 15 (6.64%) EFT
6 15 (6.64%) Cryptography
6 15 (6.64%) Kindle
7 8 (3.54%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.54%) Animation
7 8 (3.54%) Video Editing
8 4 (1.77%) Open Source
9 3 (1.33%) iPhone
9 3 (1.33%) Robotics
9 3 (1.33%) Handset
9 3 (1.33%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.33%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.88%) DTV
10 2 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 80 (35.40%) Linux
2 61 (26.99%) Windows
3 38 (16.81%) Embedded Linux
4 21 (9.29%) UNIX
5 17 (7.52%) Solaris
5 17 (7.52%) Apple iOS
6 14 (6.19%) Android
7 12 (5.31%) AIX
8 4 (1.77%) Windows CE
8 4 (1.77%) Debian
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.27%) Scrum
2 25 (11.06%) OO
2 25 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (10.18%) TDD
4 17 (7.52%) Web Development
5 16 (7.08%) E-Commerce
6 15 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (5.75%) UML
7 13 (5.75%) OOP
7 13 (5.75%) Mobile Application Development
7 13 (5.75%) Android Development
7 13 (5.75%) iOS Development
8 12 (5.31%) MVC
9 10 (4.42%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (4.42%) Time Management
10 8 (3.54%) Multithreading
11 7 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (2.65%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (2.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (54.42%) C++
2 77 (34.07%) Java
3 75 (33.19%) C#
4 71 (31.42%) C
5 48 (21.24%) JavaScript
6 46 (20.35%) SQL
7 39 (17.26%) PHP
8 24 (10.62%) Embedded C++
9 17 (7.52%) Embedded C
10 15 (6.64%) Python
10 15 (6.64%) VB.NET
11 12 (5.31%) Objective-C
12 11 (4.87%) ActionScript 3.0
12 11 (4.87%) ActionScript
13 9 (3.98%) PHP5
14 8 (3.54%) ActionScript 2.0
15 7 (3.10%) Perl
16 5 (2.21%) VB
16 5 (2.21%) MATLAB
17 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (26.11%) Degree
2 14 (6.19%) PhD
2 14 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.96%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.65%) VMware Workstation
1 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.88%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (12.83%) Oracle
2 14 (6.19%) VeriFone
3 8 (3.54%) DoubleClick
3 8 (3.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.65%) VMware
4 6 (2.65%) Serena
4 6 (2.65%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.65%) Wind River
5 3 (1.33%) EMC
5 3 (1.33%) Adobe
6 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.44%) Sun
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 15 days ago